Florence Tradition: The Scoppio del Carro ("Explosion of the Cart") is a folk tradition of Florence, Italy. On Easter Sunday, a cart, packed full of fireworks and other pyrotechnics, is lit and provides a historic spectacle in the civic life of the city.
Balcony View of Florence, Italy from Bardini Gardens, Pitti Palace
Buda Lapi, Florence, Italy | To visit Florence without eating a bistecca alla fiorentina would be like overlooking Michelangelo's David. Fire regulations make it ever harder to find a restaurant that cooks this magnificent porterhouse steak the traditional way: on a gridiron over blazing hardwood charcoal. But Buca Lapi does an awesome bistecca, the fire-charred T-bone standing tall, as well as veal chops served with sweet and sour onion sauce, and crostini, fire-grilled toasts